Bleckley County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Bleckley County historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Bleckley County
Counties--Georgia--Bleckley County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Bleckley County, Cochran, 32.38683, -83.35461
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Bleckley County Courthouse Square, Cochran
Text of marker: "BLECKLEY COUNTY. This County, created by an act of the Georgia Legislature July 30, 1912, is named for Chief Justice Logan E. Bleckley, ofthe Georgia Supreme Court, one of the greatest jurists in the history of this State. Born in Rabun County in 1827, he served as a Confederate soldier, resumed his law practice after the war, was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1875-1880 and Chief Justice 1887-1894. Among the first Bleckley County officers were Sheriff J.A. Floyd, Superior Court Clerk J.T. Deese, Ordinary W.M. Wynne, Tax Receiver Jim Holland, Tax Collector W.D. Porter, Treasurer J.R. Taylor, Coroner Morgan Barrs, Surveyor W.H. Berryhill, Comm. of Roads and Revenue J.B. Hinson. 012-1 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1985"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_bleckley-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_bleckley-county
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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